Succession and management of tropical dry forests in the Americas: Review and new perspectives

@inproceedings{Quesada2009SuccessionAM,
  title={Succession and management of tropical dry forests in the Americas: Review and new perspectives},
  author={Milagros Agostini Quesada and G. Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa and Mariana Yolotl {\'A}lvarez-A{\~n}orve and Kathryn Elizabeth Stoner and Luis Daniel Avila-Cabadilla and Julio Cesar Calvo-Alvarado and Alicia E. Castillo and M{\'a}riomarcos Do Esp{\'i}rito-Santo and Marc{\'i}lio Fagundes and Geraldo Wilson Afonso Fernandes and John A. Gamon and Martha E Lopezaraiza-Mikel and Deborah B. Lawrence and Leonor Patr{\'i}cia Cerdeira Morellato and Jennifer S Powers and Frederico de Siqueira Neves and V{\'i}ctor Rosas-Guerrero and Roberto S{\'a}yago and Gumersindo S{\'a}nchez-Montoya},
  year={2009}
}
Understanding tropical forest succession is critical for the development of tropical forest conservation strategies worldwide, given that tropical secondary forests can be considered the forests of the future. Tropical dry forests (TDF) are among the most threatened tropical ecosystems, there are more secondary forests and forest restoration efforts that require a better understanding of successional processes. The main goal of this synthesis for this special issue on the ecology and management… CONTINUE READING
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